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CBS
Jan 1, 2013 4:00am PST
senate averted the fiscal cliff passing a bill early this morning. now president obama is calling on the house to pass it without delay. the deal avoids tax hikes and spending cuts that were to go into effect at midnight. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is spending a second night in a new york hospital. she's being treated for a blood clot that formed in her head. doctors expect her to make a full recovery. >>> investigators say it could be at least a month before they know what caused a bus to crash in oregon that killed nine people. the charter bus was returning to canada when it plunged down an embankment sunday. survivors say people were thrown from the vehicle through broken windows. when the bus stopped, terrified passengers looked around for loved ones. >>> with five days left as governor of north carolina, beverly perdue has issued full pordens of the so-called wilmington ten. nine black men and one white woman were wrongly convicted 40 years ago for the fire bombing of a white-owned grocery store in wilmington. they denied any roll in the fire bombing but were sentenc
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
. clinton was already scheduled to step down as secretary of state next month. president obama has nominated john kerry to be her replacement. >> marlie hall in new york this morning. >>> also today is the final day of fiscal cliff negotiations. hope of reaching a wide-ranging deal in automatic spending increases and tax cuts is all but gone. spending would be reduced and cuts would be felt in all areas of the government. economies have warned that going over the cliff would cause a spike in unemployment and trigger another recession. this morning the senate reconvenes with the aim of reaching a smaller deal, one that might spare millions of americans from paying her taxes. danielle nottingham reporting now from washington. >> lawmakers are still working on it. >> i want everyo one to know i' willing to get this done but i need dance partner. >> the main sticking point between democrats and republicans continues to be over the threshold of tax increases. president obama campaigned on raising taxes on income over $250,000 while many congressional republicans have pushed back against
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
obama will meet with congressional leader to try to come to a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. they've been called into a sunday evening session just in case some deal can be reached. boehner is expected to attend the white house meeting but he's made it very clear. the next move is up to the senate. tara mergener has more. >> good morning, duarte. both sides say they are eager to talk and ready to strike a deal. the fiscal cliff is still a few days away, but business owner don carlino says he's already feeling the impact. >> a lot of our customers are holding back, they're apprehensive. they're not committing to projects. they're waiting to see what happens with the fiscal cliff. >> hope is fact if congress can get it done before january 1st. even congressional leaders are skeptical. >> the american people have a right to be very upset with this congress. >> president obama has invited nancy pelosi, john boehner, mitch mcconnell, and harry reid to the white house this afternoon for a fiscal cliff summit. >> here we are five days from the new year, and we might finally start t
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am EST
democrats and republicans continues to be over the threshold of tax increases. president obama campaigned on raising taxes on income over $250,000 while many congressional republicans have pushed back on any increase in taxes. >> they say that the biggest priority is making sure that we deal with the deficit in a serious way, but the way they're behaving is that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest americans are protected. >> but senators say there is some movement on the issue. >> there's a lot of give and take right now but republicans doan want to see new revenues in other words, tax increases be used for spending. >> the president says if there's no deal by the end of the day, they should draw up a new tax plan. >> there should be a right to vote. if republicans don't like it they can vote no but i actually think there's a majority support for making sure the middle-class families are held harmless. >> a white house proposal to increase estate taxes also held up negotiations over the weekend. now, even if the democratic-led passes, it still
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